February 26, 2021

Heartworm in dogs – Signs, causes, what you need to know

Recently, we shared a story with our donors about a dog named Boxer who came into our care with heartworm, a serious health condition…
February 16, 2021

Thinking outside the box – what to do if your cat is peeing in the house

Cats peeing where they shouldn’t can be a source of great frustration and anxiety for pet parents. Unfortunately, it is also a reason…
February 5, 2021

Behind the scenes of a Northern food delivery

Guest post by: Chelsey Romain, Community Engagement Liaison, Animal Protection Services Team This year, the goal of the Ontario SPCA and…
January 26, 2021

4 tips for your furry friend’s itchy skin this winter

During winter, our companion animals can experience uncomfortable, dry, itchy skin just like us! It’s important you do whatever you can to increase their comfort…
January 12, 2021

Preventing your pet from gaining weight this winter

If your companion animal tends to gain a little extra weight during the winter season – this blog is for you! The best thing you…
December 15, 2020

Healthy habits, healthy cats: Introduction to puzzle feeders  

Sponsored by our friends at Royal Canin In the wild, cats use a great deal of physical and mental activity for locating,…
November 17, 2020

What is humane education, and why should we care? 

Simply put, humane education focuses on nurturing compassion and respect for animals and all living things, including the Earth. It helps one understand…
November 6, 2020

Stay Curious with Mayim Bialik and Royal Canin!

Sponsored by Royal Canin Cats are endlessly curious about the world around them and that keeps us curious too.  As cat parents we’re…
October 22, 2020

How has COVID-19 impacted SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services unit operations?

This year has looked very different for many of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s operations, and the SPCA Mobile Animal…
October 16, 2020

Make visits to the veterinarian Fear Free

Visits to a veterinary facility can cause fear, stress, anxiety and frustration for your pet, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Fear Free® techniques and strategies can help…
September 24, 2020

Sweat for Pets was a huge success – Thanks to you!

Our Sweat for Pets campaign was a huge success this year – thanks to you! We’re putting down the weights and dabbing the…
August 13, 2020

Cannabis and pets: the risks of THC

It was a typical Wednesday at the Goldson residence. Lynda was outside cleaning up the yard, while her dogs, Bruce and Jasper, played nearby.